Memphis Grizzlies (21-20) à Utah Jazz (32-11)
NBA Basketball: Saturday March 27, 2021 at 9:00 p.m. (Vivint Smart Home Arena)
The Line: Utah Jazz -9.5 – Over / Under: 227 Click for latest betting odds
The Memphis Grizzlies and the Utah Jazz face off again at Vivint Arena on Saturday night.
The Memphis Grizzlies have been in good shape as they’ve won four of their last six games and they’ll be looking to bounce back after stopping their three-game winning streak by the Jazz in a 117-114 road loss last night. . Ja Morant led the team with 32 points and 11 assists, Dillon Brooks added 22 points on nine of 16 shots, Grayson Allen scored 17 points while Jonas Valanciunas scored with 14 points, 18 rebounds and two blocks. As a team, the Grizzlies shot 45 percent from the field and 12 of 30 from the 3-point line as they were slow to come out of the gates and quickly fell behind by 21 points, before rallying in the fourth quarter for reduce the margin. just three points with 34 seconds remaining.
Meanwhile, the Utah Jazz have been in great shape as they’ve won six of their last eight games and they’ll look to build on their four-game winning streak following last night’s narrow victory over the Grizzlies. Donovan Mitchell led the team with 35 points and six assists on 12 of 23 shots, Rudy Gobert added 25 points with nine rebounds and two blocks while Bojan Bogdanovic had 17 points on eight of 15 shots. As a team, the Jazz shot 45 percent from the field and 12 of 33 from the 3-point line as they dominated early on to lead by 21 points, before retaining the narrow victory as the Grizzlies slashed. the margin to just three points at the end of the game.
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Looking at betting trends, the Grizzlies are 2-9 CEP in their last 11 road games against a team with a home record over .600 and 4-1 CEP in their last five total games. The Jazz are 15-2 CEP in their last 17 home games, 4-1 CEP in their last five games without a day of rest, and 25-10 CEP in their last 35 games overall.
Head-to-head, the Plus are 6-1 in the last seven meetings in Utah and the Grizzlies are 5-2 CÉP in the last seven meetings in Utah.
The Grizzlies will kick each other as their poor start last night led them into a tough battle throughout the game, while the Jazz will gain confidence as they were able to extend their home winning streak to 18 games. with the effort of last night. The Jazz should be too good once again, but with the line so heavy I’m taking the Grizzlies to keep this one single digit.
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The choice in this article is the opinion of the writer, not a consensus of the Sports Chat Place site.